The Queen, like her husband Prince Philip, is often lauded for her quick wit; a sharp sense of humour which, in spite of her 90 years, is showing no signs of diminishing. And so it will surprise few that it was out in force yesterday, when The Queen paid a visit to London's famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
To set the scene, Her Majesty was speaking to herb gardener Jekka McVicar about the St. John's Hospice garden the gardener had designed. During their conversation, Jekka mentioned that the plant Lily of the Valley was once used as a poison. 'It has the same properties as digitalis,' she told The Queen.
Quick as a flash, Her Majesty replied: 'I've been given two bunches this week. Perhaps they want me dead...'
We mean LOLS!
This of course follows hotly on the heels of that 'drop-the-mike' video, where The Queen gave Prince Harry a helping hand with his hilarious 'Bring It at the Invictus Games' video which helped get one up on President and Michelle Obama last month.
Might The Queen just be the most hilariously good-humoured granny in the world? We sure think so!
And that wasn't the only news from yesterday's stroll around Chelsea...
For the very first year ever, the Duchess of Cambridge managed to drop by for a visit too. Wearing a Catherine Walker pea-green coat dress – and those trusty nude LK Bennett courts – The Duchess walked around the grounds with her suited and booted husband, Prince William, inspecting the various gardens. She made sure, however, she paid particular attention to the pink and green chrysanthemum named after her daughter, Princess Charlotte.
Prince Harry was also at the walkabout, as was Princesses Beatrice and Eugene, Princess Anne and the Countess of Wessex.
In all, the flower show yesterday can be considered a right royal affair – and blooming marvellous it was too!